Will we see a historic court case in Botswana this Thursday on the decriminalization of homosexuality?

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Not only in Kenya discriminatory laws are being challenged, also in Botswana the LGBT community goes to court: On Thursday, 14 March 2019, the Botswana High Court, will hear a case challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a),…

Historic court case for the LGBT movement in Kenya to have criminalisation clauses repealed

Friday, 22nd February 2019, a judgment of a historic court case in Kenya is expected, in which the LGBT movement seeks to have criminalisation clauses of the current law repealed. First petitioner of this case is the Director of HOYMAS,…

A clinic for male sex workers in Kenya: HIV rates are dropping

In Kenya, one in three sex workers is living with HIV. Male sex workers and other men who have sex with men are most affected by the HIV epidemic. Among them, HIV prevalence is nineteen times higher than among the rest of the population. Thanks…

Together we speak, starting with silence on 16 November

On Friday November 16 grassroots movements and NGOs worldwide will be silent or put their websites on black. In response to the current global context, in which people around the world are facing increasing attacks on their basic freedoms, and…

The future of funding for key populations

For an effective HIV response, direct investment in key populations is essential. Yet, only 9 per cent of HIV prevention resources are spent on these communities, whereas 40-50 per cent of new HIV infections in adults occur among key populations…

Bridging the Gaps events at AIDS 2018

Bridging the Gaps will be holding various events during the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), coming 23-27 July, 2018 in Amsterdam. We will use the opportunity to showcase our work and the urgency to stop the HIV epidemic among…

Small Investments With A Big Impact: Mobile ART for People Who Use Drugs in Sindh Province, Pakistan

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This is part 2 of a blog series on innovation. In the first blog Nick Veldwijk, country manager Pakistan & Nepal at alliance partner Mainline explained the basics and the innovative work in Pakistan. In this second episode Nick shares…
Bishkek, Kyrgystan

The second Learning Institute kicks off in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

26 March 2018, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) - Today the second Learning Institute of Bridging the Gaps kicks off in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. During this three-day-gathering 25 representatives from our in-country partners  will link and learn on the impact…

Zimbabwe: New windows of opportunity for resilient movements

The resignation of Robert Mugabe was received with much jubilation by Bridging the Gaps partners in Zimbabwe. Since 1995, organisations like our partner Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) have been on the receiving end of the brutality and…
Join us at ICASA 2017!

Come and join us at ICASA 2017!

Next week from 4-9 December the 19th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) will take place in Côte d’Ivoire. ICASA is the biggest AIDS conference in Africa, which takes place every two years.…

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